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? who would have thought? i did. we did, bob. we did. got it. >>> all right. so there were new jobs numbers yesterday as happens in the first friday in every month. the previous month's job numbers are reported by the bureau of labor statistics, and some interesting things happened. so the jobs report, it's not that good of a jobs report at all. 114,000 -- not at all. it was not some amazing jobs report. 114,000 new jobs. the big headline number was that unemployment, which is drawn off -- there's two different data sets that they are using, drawn off the household survey. that's the bureau of labor statistics goes out and does a survey of individuals and says, are you working? have you found work? were you not working before? they compute a percentage. the unemployment rate has gone down below 8% which is in some ways a manageable number because mitt romney has been saying on the stump that the president said it was going below 8% and it hasn't so he has to take that out of his stump. in response to this, conservatives, not just fringe figures in the communist red state starting sp
... ups? ups. not fantasy? who would have thought? i did. we did, bob. we did. got it. >>> i had to ask how to pronounce her name before we came back. real professional. great to have you here. >> thanks for having me. >> let's talk about the future of affirmative action in america not just before the court, but is on the docket. argue mlts are scheduled. it's the first big blockbuster case the court will hear. it's a case tomorrow about corporate personhood and this statute. we covered that before. it's a little in the legal weeds. we are going fisher because what appears to be on the table is whether the court will allow any kind, any kind of consideration of race as a factor in admission to higher education to promote diversity in the sense of affirmative action. chief justice john roberts has shown through a variety of writings to be incredibly hostile to this notion. there's a famous statement of his from a case called parents involved in which the court struck down a mechanism for integrating public schools that was popular. the parents were behind it. it still was struck down and
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